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Dallas Braden, Anti-Crime Crusader, Told Police "I'm A Multi-Millionaire And I Pitch For The Oakland A's. I Pay Your Fucking Sal
deadspin.com Updated Oct 1, 2012
A's pitcher Dallas Braden caused a scene at a public meeting last week, brandishing a baseball bat and yelling about the high crime and lax police response in his hometown of Stockton, Calif. He said his grandmother had been robbed, he had been assaulte…Share Tweet
ESPN.com Oct 1, 2012Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre is in the lineup as the designated hitter for Monday's game with the Oakland A's, one day after leaving the second game of a doubleheader with a left shoulder strain.Share TweetESPN.com Oct 1, 2012Texas Rangers starting pitcher Derek Holland said MLB is investigating how a homophobic slur ended up on his Twitter account during Sunday night's game with the Oakland A's.Share Tweet
A's Have FaithOct 1Baseball Tonight looks at the Oakland Athletics' youth and their belief in themselves.
Athletics Clinch Playoff SpotOct 1Grant Balfour struck out the side in the ninth inning to help the A's clinch a playoff spot and inch closer to the Rangers in the race for the AL West.